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Author Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.

Title Ariadne auf Naxos / music by Richard Strauss ; Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera ; a Metropolitan Opera televsion production.

Published [Place of publication not identified] : Virgin Classics, [2010]


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Physical description 1 videodisc (134 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Series James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met.
James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met.
Credits Production, Elijah Moshinsky ; stage director Laurie Feldman ; set and costume designer, Michael Yeargan ; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler ; director, Brian Large.
Notes This DVD included in the boxed set of 21 DVDs with the series title: "James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met."
Program notes in English, French, and German (11 p. : ports., 18 cm.) inserted in container.
Sung in German; subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian.
Performers Wolfgang Brendel (The Music Master) ; Waldemar Kmentt (The Major-Domo) ; James Courtney (A Lackey) ; Mark Schowalter (An Officer) ; Susnne Mentzer (The Composer) ; Richard Margison (Bacchus, The Tenor) ; John Fiorito (A Wigmaker) ; Natalie Dessay (Zerbinetta) ) ; Deborah Voigt (Ariadne, The Prima Donna) ; Tony Stevenson (The Dancing Master) ; Nathan Gunn (Harlekin) ; John Nuzzo (Brighella) ; Eric Cutler (Scarmuccio) ; John Del Carlo (Truffaldin) ; Joyce Guyer (Najade) ; Jossie Pérez (Dryade) ; Alexandra Deshorties (Echo) ; The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor.
Notes Recorded in performance in April 2003.
Summary Richard Strauss' version of the Ariadne-Theseus-Bacchus myth presented as part of a story-within-a-story of 18th century Vienna.
System notes DVD-9; sound format in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.0 surround; NTSC; aspect ratio 16.9; high-definition.
Other author Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929, librettist.
Brendel, Wolfgang, performer.
Kmentt, Waldemar, performer.
Courtney, James, performer.
Schowalter, Mark, performer.
Mentzer, Susanne, performer.
Margison, Richard, 1953- performer.
Fiorito, John, performer.
Dessay, Natalie, 1965- performer.
Voigt, Deborah, performer.
Stevenson, Tony (Tenor), performer.
Gunn, Nathan, performer.
Nuzzo, John, performer.
Cutler, Eric, performer.
Del Carlo, John, performer.
Guyer, Joyce, performer.
Pérez, Jossie, performer.
Deshorties, Alexandra, performer.
Levine, James, 1943- conductor.
Moshinsky, Elijah, producer.
Feldman, Laurie, director.
Large, Brian, director.
Yeargan, Michael, designer.
Wechsler, Gil, designer.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra, performer.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), producer.
Subject Operas.
Standard Number 5099964186795
Publisher Number 5099964186795 Virgin Classics